UK Copyright


This information is intended as a general guideline and an interpretation of current copyright issues. It is not intended to be and should not be construed as legal advice.

The use of materials protected by copyright is essential to the learning process. Educational resources exist in all formats that are recognised as 'works' in copyright law. If you want some quick online help, try our new GCU online copyright advisor. What do you want to do?

Further information and training

For further information on copyright in higher education visit the Copyright User website. The library can also provide copyright advice, please email

Creative Commons Licence
SMILE by Imperial College, Loughborough University and the University of Worcester, modified by Marion Kelt Glasgow Caledonian University is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.